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John Cage Orgel Kunst Projekt

The performance of American avant-garde composer and musical theorist John Cage's Organ²/ASLSP began in the shell of the former Kirche St Burchardi in Halberstadt in 2001 and is scheduled to have a duration of 639 y…
Church in Quedlinburg

Stiftskirche St Cyriakus

One of the purest examples of Romanesque architecture from the Ottonian period is this church in Gernrode, 8km south of Quedlinburg. Construction of the basilica, which is based on the form of a cross, was begun in …
Museum in Quedlinburg

Schlossmuseum

The Schlossberg, on a 25m-high plateau above Quedlinburg, was initially graced with a church and residence under King Heinrich I (Henry the Fowler), credited with founding the first German empire. The present-day Re…
Church in Quedlinburg

Stiftskirche St Servatius

This 12th-century church is one of Germany’s most significant from the Romanesque period. Its treasury contains valuable reliquaries and early Bibles. The crypt has some early religious frescos and contains the grav…
Museum in Quedlinburg

Fachwerkmuseum im Ständerbau

Germany’s earliest half-timbered houses were built using high perpendicular struts known as Ständerbau. The building dating to 1310 that now houses Quedlinburg's Fachwerkmusem is one of Germany's best-preserved exam…
Gallery in Quedlinburg

Lyonel Feininger Galerie

This purpose-built gallery exhibits the work of influential Bauhaus artist Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956), who was born in New York and came to Germany at the age of 16, later fleeing the Nazis and returning to the US…
Museum in Quedlinburg

Klopstockhaus

The early classicist poet Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724–1803) is one of Quedlinburg’s most celebrated sons. He was born in this 16th-century house, which is now a museum containing some interesting exhibits on …